Marina Articles

AUSTRALIA'S NEW MARINA COMMUNITIES BROADEN BOATING DOWN UNDER

8 Jul, 2016

Following decades of planning two spectacular waterfront communities 1,000 km apart recently opened in Australia. Wyndham Harbour and Trinity Point are bold in scope and vision. Creating “something out of nothing” marina developments requires ...[Read More]

MARINA ENVIRONMENTAL REPORT - HOW ARE WE DOING

15 May, 2016

Here’s a question. Is it better for the marine environment to (A) build a marina basin with a concrete floatingdock marina, or (B) leave the bay, riverside or estuary with no development at all? Years ago the answer was obviously (B). No longer. &ld...[Read More]

ADAPTING AN EXISTING MARINA TO ACCOMMODATE SUPERYACHTS

6 May, 2016

Odds are good that marketing conditions that existed when your marina was built have changed. You may have a “problem child,” a section of the marina that is underperforming. Or, you may suspect there is an opportunity you could capture if you...[Read More]

WILL YOUR MARINA WEATHER THE STORM? AN INTERVIEW WITH MARINA DESIGN ENGINEER WILLIAM J. HUFFMAN, JR. PE

1 Apr, 2016

Bill Huffman’s remarkable 37- year career as a marine structural engineer encompasses some of the bestknown and most elite marinas in the Northeast, Southeast, Gulf Coast and Caribbean. His years of experience in the field give him a broad perspecti...[Read More]

ADDING VALUE AND ADAPTING TO TRENDS

4 Mar, 2016

Brett Bolton, CEO of d'Albora Marinas, heads up the largest marina group in Australia. Speaking to Robert Wilkes from his office at a'Albora headquarters in Sydney, Bolton discusses innovation, strategy, customer service and branding. Brett Bolton has he...[Read More]

MARINA PARK IN NEWPORT BEACH BUILDS A COMMUNITY SPACE FOR EVERYONE

1 Mar, 2016

The City of Newport Beach had a modern problem it shares with other waterfront cities: prime waterfront serving a function well below its potential. That emphatically changed on December 5, 2015, when the Newport Beach opened Marina Park, five months ahea...[Read More]

EXPERT VIEWS ON RENOVATION AND EXPANSION

22 Jan, 2016

The world’s marina infrastructure is ageing and new sites for marinas are difficult to acquire and permit. At the same time, the market for marina slips has evolved toward larger boats, a high-quality living environment inside the marina, signature ...[Read More]

WORLD-CLASS LIVING AT KEPPEL COVE IN CHINA

5 Jan, 2016

China’s economic growth in the past decade has given rise to a substantial number of high-net-worth individuals, who are seeking exclusive lifestyles that offer a new dimension of luxury. A report published by Sotheby’s International Realty r...[Read More]

MARINA PROFILE: MARK SANDERS' WESTPOINT HARBOR

16 Nov, 2015

When Mark Sanders told the Army Corps of Engineers he planned to build a new marina in South San Francisco Bay, they had one question: “Are you crazy?” Waterfront development in the Bay is cited as second only to the nuclear power industry in ...[Read More]

CLEANER HARBOR A SKIM AWAY

2 Nov, 2015

New machines at work removing trash from the Oceanside Harbor A pair of new skimmers are making it easier to keep the water clean in Oceanside’s municipal harbor, alleviating one of the most frequent complaints from visitors and boat owners: trash ...[Read More]

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